Sarah Jackson joined POLIS in May 2008 as a research assistant focussed on water governance and legislation. Sarah is currently studying law at UVic, with interests in environmental justice, sustainable development, dispute resolution and immigration law. She has an interdisciplinary background, with a Bachelor of Science in Global Resource Systems from UBC. She participated in an exchange and field studies in Australia, and worked as a researcher in Uruguay on a pilot project to evaluate water rights and distribution. She has work and volunteer experience in environmental education, and volunteers with the Victoria Intercultural Association. She is also a research collaborator with the law faculty as part of the ArcticNet project on climate change.